- What is omalizumab, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
- What brand names are available for omalizumab?
- Is omalizumab available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for omalizumab?
- What are the side effects of omalizumab?
- What is the dosage for omalizumab?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with omalizumab?
- Is omalizumab safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about omalizumab?
What is the dosage for omalizumab?
Omalizumab is injected under the skin. The recommended dose is 150-375 mg every 2 to 4 weeks. The dose and frequency is based on body weight and levels of serum IgE, a type of antibody that is important in promoting some types of allergic reactions. Doses greater than 150 mg should be divided and administered at different sites so that no more than 150 mg is administered at each injection site.
Which drugs or supplements interact with omalizumab?
Drug interaction studies have not been conducted with omalizumab.
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